José Vilson
Member, Board of Directors


  • African American students
  • Civil rights
  • Common Core
  • Common Core assessments
  • Demographics
  • Digital divide
  • Educational standards
  • English language learners
  • Hispanic students
  • Innovative professional development
  • Low-income students
  • Math
  • Middle schools
  • Minority students
  • Peer relationships
  • Poverty
  • Professional development
  • Race and diversity
  • State of education
  • Student-centered education
  • Teacher development
  • Teacher quality
  • Teacher support
  • Teachers unions
  • Tenure
  • Urban education
  • Workplace issues

José Luis Vilson is a math educator, blogger, speaker and activist in New York City. He is the founder of EduColor. He is the author of “This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education,” and has spoken about education, math, and race for a number of organizations and publications, including The New York Times, Education Week, The Guardian, Al Jazeera America, The Huffington Post, Edutopia, GOOD, and El Diario / La Prensa, N.Y. He is a Math for America fellow and is on the board of directors for the Center for Teaching Quality. He can be found at thejlv on both Facebook and Twitter.